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Nigeria declared Ebola-free; 'spectacular success'

Water laced with salt and sugar, and gallons of the nasty-tasting stuff. Doctors who survived Ebola in Nigeria credited heavy doses of fluids with saving their lives as the World Health Organization declared…

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Turkey says it helps Kurdish fighters enter Syria

Turkey said it was helping Iraqi Kurdish fighters cross into Syria to support their brethren fighting Islamic State militants in a key border town, although activists inside embattled Kobani said no forces…

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Suspect in Va. abduction charged in DC area rape

The suspect in the disappearance of a University of Virginia student was charged yesterday with abducting and raping a woman in suburban Washington, D.C., in 2005. The indictment against Jesse Matthew…

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Storm expected to bring cold rain, wind - but no snow - to central N.H.

The snow boots can stay in the closet for at least a few more weeks. A nor'easter making its way southeast from the Great Lakes region is expected to bring some high winds and up to 5 inches of rain in…

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N.H. students asked to write 'Letters About Literature'

New Hampshire students in grades 4 through 12 are being encouraged to write a personal letter to an author explaining how his or her work changed their view of the world or of themselves. The "Letters…

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Autopsies: Fremont man strangled girlfriend, shot himself

New Hampshire authorities say a man strangled his girlfriend and then committed suicide by shooting himself in the head. Attorney General Joe Foster said Monday the woman, identified as 52-year-old Mary…

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Alicea, Forsythe vie for Boscawen House seat

Boscawen voters in Merrimack County District 8 are being asked to choose between a familiar face and a new one. Democratic incumbent Caroletta Alicea, who has lived in Boscawen for 45 years and is the…

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Planners take on Chichester's speedy village center

Is Main Street in Chichester a shortcut for commuters or a link for residents between the town's historic fixtures? This past weekend, planners helped begin the process of preserving the village and deterring…

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Nation & world briefs, Oct. 21

GOP governors don't see Obamacare going away While Republicans in Congress shout, "Repeal Obamacare," GOP governors in many states have quietly accepted the law's major Medicaid expansion. Even if their…

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Maine Community Health Options unveils rate estimates

Maine Community Health Options, one of the networks set to provide coverage in New Hampshire's Affordable Care Act insurance marketplace for 2015, has unveiled some initial pricing projections for its…

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2nd District candidates call each other absent

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - Candidates competing in New Hampshire's 2nd Congressional District accused each other Monday of being missing in action and ignoring constituents in favor of following party leaders.

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Police probe New Hampshire pumpkin fest melee

KEENE, N.H. (AP) - Local authorities in New Hampshire vowed Monday to prosecute the perpetrators of the violent disturbances near Keene's annual pumpkin festival that led to property damage and dozens of arrests and injuries over the weekend.